Color It Ruby Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


12 servings

Updated: Apr. 30, 2022
Just looking at this bright red salad cheers me up—and then I get to taste it! For garnish, sprinkle on fresh chives and mild white cheese. —Lorraine Caland, Shuniah, Ontario
Color It Ruby Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pound small tomatoes, quartered
  • 3/4 pound cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 3/4 pound fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) beets, drained and chopped


  1. Mix vinegar, mustard, salt and pepper; gradually whisk in oil until blended. Toss with tomatoes, strawberries and beets. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 98 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 251mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat, 1/2 starch.